Emergency services have been called to a collision between a truck and car near the intersection of Old Tauranga Road Waihi and Sh2 south of Waihi.
Please avoid the area. Traffic is backed up towards Waihi.
Indications at this stage are at least one... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week.
Monday 1 October Police attended a burglary that occurred over the weekend at a commercial premise on Roberts St. Property was stolen, two offenders were captured on CCTV camera.... Continue reading »
Western Bay of Plenty Police and Coastguard are urging boaties to be prepared, after two boats capzised on the Kaituna Bar over the last two days.
On Friday morning, a small boat with two people on board capsized on the bar.
As the Maketu... Continue reading »
Waihi Police are encouraging residents to be mindful of security following a burglary on Thursday night.
About 9 pm Police received a report of a man entering a residential property as the occupants slept.
When they woke, the man fled through an... Continue reading »
The long awaited decision that Whitianga’s rescue helicopter service is safe and will remain is very welcome news.
“I’m pleased that our collective community voice has been heard” said Coromandel MP Scott Simpson.“The Coromandel rescue helicopter... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File this week.
Wednesday 19 September Police received a report that a child was approached at Stafford Street by a male driving a red coloured ute. The police investigation later revealed... Continue reading »
The traction of misinformation and mistruths bandied about on social media had sad consequences for a man who stopped to offer a Waihi child he knew walking to school in the rain a ride last week.
His kind gesture turned into something sinister when... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File. Listen in to our podcast to hear the full details.
Wednesday 12 September Police attended a car vs motorcycle traffic crash at SH25 near the intersection of Golden Valley Road. One of... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Chief Fire Officer Moe Stevens to find out what caused the alarm to sound last week. It's been relatively quiet for the local Fire & Rescue Service compared to a couple of months ago.
Last Wednesday, September 12 the... Continue reading »
A 74-year-old Whitianga man missing since he was last seen in Whitianga late Saturday afternoon on his electric mobility scooter has been found.
He was located near the 309 Road by a Search and Rescue team not long ago.
He is being treated for... Continue reading »
Police and mining security intervened after twelve Coromandel locals, including ex-politician Catherine Delahunty, set-up camp in the middle of the New Talisman Gold Mine site, risking arrest today.
New Talisman Gold Mines was granted permission to... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week and reminded people about driver responsibility regarding alcohol. Listen to the podcast to hear the full Gold FM Police File with Community Constable North.
Wednesday 5 September A... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Wymond Symes about Waihi LandSAR. This voluntary group assist police with search and rescue operations locally and in the wider Waikato area.
Wymond is a busy man as he also wears the Secretary, Community Liason and fundraiser... Continue reading »
Harcourts Gold Star Real Estate is proud to support the Waihi Land Search and Rescue with a donation of $5,000 through the Harcourts Foundation.
Waihi Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) is one of over 50 specialist search and rescue groups around the... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Gold FM Police File, which featured a 50 year old woman who has been taking up a lot of police time lately.Harley also talked about the robbery of an antique dealer in Waihi on Monday and provided a... Continue reading »
At approximately 1.30 pm on Monday the 3rd of September 2018 two males entered the St John ambulance premises in Johnston Street Waihi where an antique dealer had set up for the day.
The males were wearing coverings across their faces and had the... Continue reading »
Are you 14 and older?Have you ever thought about becoming a lifeguard?Want to make new friends… add to your CV... learn new skills... and give back to the community?Becoming a lifeguard can be a fun and rewarding experience with so many different... Continue reading »
Community Constable Harley North updated the Police File this week. His crime prevention advice at the end of his report this week relates to methamphetamine and how communities can work with police to reduce methamphetamine harm. Listen in to the... Continue reading »
NZ Police have released the following statement on behalf of the family of Lauren "Kimi" Worrell, who died on 19 August 2018 at Castle Rock.
Lauren “Kimi” Worrell was a 28-year-old American living in Auckland.She'd just finished her... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil welcomed Merv Lauder from Waihi Grey Power into the studio for a chat about the the event they are holding about the rescue helicopter service tomorrow morning.
Anyone interested in finding out more about proposed changes to New... Continue reading »